In accordance with the COVID-19 Protection Framework, from 3 December all guests travelling on any Explore Group vessel aged 12 years or over must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination will be required at the time of check in.

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  • America's Cup Sailing Experience
  • Auckland Harbour Dinner Cruise
  • Auckland Harbour Sailing
  • Ocean Adventure
  • Otehei Bay Ferry
  • Discover the Bay
  • Two Night Hauraki Gulf Weekend on the Water
  • Three Night Hauraki Gulf Discovery
  • Five Night Hauraki Gulf Expedition
  • Tikapa Moana - Whale & Dolphin Wildlife Cruise
  • New Zealand
  • Explore Motutapu Island

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Tikapa Moana - Whale & Dolphin Wildlife Cruise

Nau Mai - Explore the Hauraki Gulf with us and discover the abundant marine wildlife, iconic landscape and cultural footprint of Tāmaki Makaurau...

Tikapa Moana - Whale & Dolphin Wildlife Cruise
Price
$150 Adult
Adult 16 years and over
$75 Child
Child 5-15 years | Under 5 years travel free
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Departing central Auckland on our comfortable cruise vessel, spot diverse marine wildlife in their natural habitat - The Hauraki Gulf - including whales, dolphins, seals, penguins, birdlife and more. 

Operating in partnership with Ngāi Tai Te Haerenga, hear the fascinating origins and histories of the land, sea and Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki – original inhabitants of Tāmaki Makaurau as you make your way through this stunning landscape.

Includes:

  • 4.5 hours cruising the Hauraki Gulf on our spacious and comfortable cruise boat
  • Opportunity to spot diverse marine wildlife in their natural habitat including whales, dolphins, seals, penguins, birdlife and more
  • Marine mammal viewing guarantee - come again for free if we don’t spot any marine mammals during your cruise
  • Learn about the history of this iconic landscape including the volcanic peaks, many islands and extended coastline
  • Hear fascinating stories on the origins and histories of land, sea and Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki – original inhabitants of Tāmaki Makaurau
  • Light snacks and drinks available to purchase on board from our fully licensed bar

 

 

 

While New Zealand is within the COVID-19 Protection Framework, we will be operating with a requirement for vaccination certificates. Vaccination certificates must be presented at the time of check in as a prerequisite to boarding your cruise. 

Explore Group are committed to providing a COVID safe environment, all customer facing staff and vessel crew will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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